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Offline oscarvan

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Thirsty Bear
« on: November 26, 2010, 10:04:19 AM »
Going to be in San Fran Saturday, have reservations at the Thirsty Bear Brewing Co. Any recommendations?
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Re: Thirsty Bear
« Reply #1 on: November 26, 2010, 01:05:04 PM »
They had good appetizers when I visited a few years ago, but the beers were average back then IMHO.  Get over to 21st Amendment.  It's not far.
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Re: Thirsty Bear
« Reply #2 on: November 26, 2010, 01:23:54 PM »
Have had some ok to good tapas there.  The beers were hit or miss.

The other place that I know south of Market is City Beer.  A craft beer store with taps, so you can have a pint or 2.  You can also buy anything in the store and drink it there for a $1 corkage fee.

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Re: Thirsty Bear
« Reply #3 on: November 28, 2010, 09:07:42 AM »
Well, you guys hit it on the head. Good tapas at the Thirsty Bear. Beers average, although they do get points for a hand pumped  not over chilled cask ale, it was tasty. 21st Amendment had a strong ale month going and was selling $7 13 ounce Belgian inspired ales and porters..... AHA membership card to the rescue! I found the black ales a little too chocolaty for my taste. But a beer called St Lupulin, billed as a Belgian Imperial Ale was quite tasty.
Wooden Shoe Brew Works (not a commercial operation) Bethlehem, PA
http://www.woodenshoemusic.com/WSBW/WSBW_All_grain_Setup.html
I brew WITH style..... not necessarily TO style.....